I am delighted to be xhibiting a series of recent works at THE LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS exhibition at London’s Espacio Gallery.
In a groundbreaking endeavour to shed light on the pressing issue of mental health, the Solar Collective, Joe Hodway and Mind Mental Health Charity join hands to present an inspiring art exhibition titled “The light in the darkness.” This transformative event aims to bring awareness, empathy, and understanding to the forefront, by showcasing powerful and poignant works of art that delve into the realm of mental health.
With mental health challenges increasingly affecting lives globally, “The light in the darkness.” exhibition emerges as a beacon of hope and insight, collaboratively destigmatising mental health issues, and providing a platform for expression and healing.
Scheduled to run from September 25th to October 1st, 2023, at the Espacio Gallery in London, the exhibition welcomes visitors to immerse themselves in the artistic interpretations that encapsulate the intricate layers of mental health experiences. The gallery’s doors will open from 12 pm to 8 pm daily, with a private view and gala night on October 30th from 8 pm to 11 pm.
The Solar Collective, known for its inclusive approach to art, collaborates with Mind Mental Health Charity to present not only their own artistic creations, but also works of art produced by individuals who are part of the Mind support network. This unique synergy showcases how art can serve as a bridge to understanding, empathy, and healing, echoing the practices of visionary artists like Vincent Van Gogh and Edward Munch.
“The light in the darkness.” encapsulates the myriad ways in which art can transcend words to convey the depths of human emotions and experiences. Showcasing how art can be harnessed as a means of productive introspection and expression, the exhibition underscores the enduring impact of creative practices on addressing psychological challenges.
Through this immersive experience, attendees will witness the universality and diversity of mental health manifestations, and recognise the strength that comes from sharing these journeys.
The exhibition also serves as a touchpoint, offering direct contact with the Mind Mental Health Charity, an organisation dedicated to providing support to those navigating the complexities of mental health. Join us on this artistic journey that amplifies the voices of the mind and illuminates the path towards understanding, empathy, and healing.
For more information, please contact curator Raj Singh Tattal:
Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 7DG, England
Opening Hours: 12 pm – 8 pm Monday 25th September – Saturday 30th September, Sunday 1st October 11am – 5pm.
Private View/Gala Night: October 30th, 7 pm – 11 pm
Transport: 5 minutes walk from Shoreditch High Street Station